Crazy deals on crazy day

The Crazy Day Traders know that for their customers to come in and 'shop locally' is the best way to ensure a thriving town and a bustling community, because they see the good your local spend does every day.

So when they want to put a bit of fun back in your shopping day, it pays to pay attention, because they are on fire to reward your support with bargains, fun and more bargains for their valued customers.

Over time, the enthusiasm and ambience of your local traders, of your local 'place' can lead to you finding new adventures in a familiar environment.

Where we live, shop and play is the foundation of our community, and those unique small businesses we find there are vital to the diverse character of our neighbourhoods.

Here are the top reasons why we need to shop locally, more than ever before, because now that 2020 has finished with us, we can reassure ourselves that we live in a community where the real treasures are all around us, and with our mutual support they will continue to be a part of the very fabric of our lives.

Get better service - Local businesses tend to hire people with some knowledge of the products they are selling and provide better customer care by giving special attention to each person they serve.

Reduce environmental impact - Locally owned businesses, along with local residents are more likely to purchase local, resulting in less travel and reduced air pollutants.

Invest in the community - Local business owners live in the community they serve; this lessens the possibility of moving and increases their assets in the future of the community.

Create more jobs - Local business provide jobs for residents and are one of the largest employers nationwide.

Encourage local prosperity - research indicates that entrepreneurs and experienced workers will more likely live and invest in communities that preserve the characteristics of locally owned businesses.

Put your hard-earned to good use - Local business anchors the council's infrastructure. Because they don't outsource, dollars are recycled back into the community, adding to the town's overall income.

Support community groups - Local businesses on average support non-profits at a higher rate than big businesses. They are more likely to give back to the community and to encourage entrepreneurial growth.

Buy local during this year's Crazy Day Traders Sale